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date: 19 October 2019

Depression Among Athletes and the Potential Impact on Performance 

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology
Author(s):
Zella MooreZella Moore, Jamie LeboffJamie Leboff, Kehana BonaguraKehana Bonagura

The fans are cheering, the lights are flashing, and playoff buzz is in the air. Tonight, the mood is right for a great competition! But in the locker room, not every athlete’s emotional well-being matches his/her physical condition. One primary reason for the mismatch is the presence of clinical disorders that negatively impact an athlete’s mood state. According to the fifth edition of the ... ...

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